What are the best apps for my Samsung LED TV?

asked by Bernadette Ferrara
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7 solutions
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    Free Trial

    #1Netflix

    Netflix

    Netflix is a video-on-demand platform where you can watch movies and TV shows and start streaming from your Windows or Mac computer, smart devices such as smartphones and tablets as well as on your home gaming consoles.

    Streaming Services

    Varies by Plan

    Robert Coleman
    Written on December 29, 2017
    "Who doesn't love Netflix? Obviously it is one of the best things to have on your Samsung LED TV. There is no doubt about it!"
  2. 8
    Free Trial

    #2Amazon Prime Video

    Amazon Prime Video

    Amazon Prime Video is an internet video-on-demand service where users can watch exclusive Amazon Originals as well as popular movies and TV shows anytime, anywhere. The service contents are either for rent or purchase.

    Websites

    Check price

    Randy Miller
    Written on January 7, 2018
    "The link is to a landing page for the video streaming service available for Amazon Prime customers. Amazon Prime Video offers exclusive Amazon Originals as well as popular movies and TV shows. The service allows users to watch streaming content anytime, anywhere."
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    #3Hulu

    Hulu

    Hulu is a video-on-demand service offering a huge catalog of exclusive programs, Hulu originals, and many more. It launched its live television streaming service in 2017, but currently, it is only available in the United States and Japan.

    Websites

    $5.99- Varies by plan

    Angela Herrera
    Written on December 29, 2017
    "I love my Samsung LED TV because its got great apps to download like Netflix and Hulu and YouTube, its so cool that TVs are getting these apps directly now without having to use a third party set up box. I love it. Hulu works particularly well here, very intuitive and I was finally able to cut the cable bill!"
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    Free Trial

    #4HBO GO

    HBO GO

    HBO GO is the companion app of the popular premium cable channel, HBO. It offers a streaming service for watching all of HBO content from your TV Provider with your HBO Subscription. Original series, new movies every week, docs & more.

    Websites

    $14.99- Varies by plan

    Alicia Palacios
    Written on January 1, 2018
    "Great app for my smart tv. I love HBO and I can stream this anytime instantly. I used the 1 month free trial to see if I would like the content and ended up purchasing the monthly plan. HBO is full of entertaining shows and there is always something new on to watch. It was an easy quick download."
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    #5YouTube

    YouTube

    YouTube is an online video sharing and streaming website that enables content creators to share their work across the platform's large user base and network. It's also available as an app for Android and iOS mobile devices. 

    Websites

    Free

    Ai Jin
    Written on January 2, 2018
    "This app is a main staple for any Smart TV. The sheer amount of content that is available on YouTube makes it perfect for an app for TVs."
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    #6Spotify

    Spotify

    Spotify is a music streaming platform that features plenty of functions to help users discover new music. It comes with curated and shared playlists, suggested radio stations, and related artists - all based on your likes and listens.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Vicky Li
    Written on December 27, 2017
    "Well, this is a broad area here. But most people like Spotify. So I think it is a decent choice."
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    #7Vudu

    Vudu

    Vudu is an American company that offers video-on-demand services. It is available to both Android and iOS devices, along with Windows and Mac computers. It has a library that contains both the latest releases and timeless classics. It's only accessible from the US and signing up is free.

    Websites

    Pay-per-view

    Emily Dunn
    Written on December 30, 2017
    "This is a good solution. I have not used Vudu myself but it is an installed app on my new smart tv and I am planning on trying it very soon. There are a number of movies you can watch for free (with ads) but seeing that makes me a lot more privy to checking this app out. "

Summary

Best What are the best apps for my Samsung LED TV
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1NetflixStreaming Services 11 Paid
2Amazon Prime VideoWebsites 8 Free
3HuluWebsites 6 Paid
4HBO GOWebsites 5 Paid
5YouTubeWebsites 4 Free
6SpotifyApps 2 Free
7VuduWebsites 1 Paid
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